Historic Trains of the Old West Globus

Historic Trains of the Old West

What better way to see the Old Wests than a train tour? The adventure begins in Denver and includes scenic journeys through the Rocky Mountains including stops in Breckenridge, Glenwood Springs, Silverton and Durango, Colorado. Then head south to New Mexico to visit Taos, Chimayo and Santa Fe before heading back to Denver via Royal Gorge and Colorado Springs.

The 9 day Historic Trains of the Old West tour from Globus Tours is perfect for the train aficionado in your world. To see this amazing Western destinations by train truly transports you into a past full of history, excitement and trying times for the folks who lived through it. You, however, on your Globus Tour will be entrenched in comfort and excited to experience all this amazing tour has to offer.


9 Daysfr. $2,839

  • Sightseeing tour of Denver
  • Ride the Historic Train on the Georgetown Loop Railroad
  • Entrance to Hot Springs pools in Glenwood Springs
  • Ride the narrow-gauge railroad from Silverton to Durango
  • See cliff dwellings and visit the museum in Mesa Verde National Park
  • Visit to Taos Pueblo in Taos
  • Guided trolley tour in Santa Fe plus a visit to Loretto Chapel
  • Visit Santuario de Chimayo
  • Walk across the span on the Royal Gorge Bridge
  • Ride the cog railroad up Pikes Peak and a visit to Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs
  • Headsets throughout the tour
  • Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • Breakfast daily (except Day 1)
  • 1 lunch
  • 3 three-course dinners including a farewell dinner in Denver
  • Glenwood Hot Springs Hotel in Glenwood Springs, CO (1 night)
  • Double Tree Inn Hotel in Durango, CO (2 nights)
  • Hilton of Santa Fe Historic Plaza in Santa Fe, NM (2 nights)
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton in Colorado Springs (1 night)
  • Sheraton Hotel in Denver (2 nights)

ARRIVE IN DENVER

Denver, USA

Welcome to colorful Colorado! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

SHERATON HOTEL DENVER

DENVER–ROYAL GORGE ROUTE RAILWAY-COLORADO SPRINGS

Denver, USA

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Denver this morning to see historic Union Station, the Mile High Stadium, and the U.S. Mint.

Royal Gorge, USA

Then it’s on to the Royal Gorge for a unique experience, the spectacular Royal Gorge Route Railway, noted by President Teddy Roosevelt as “the trip that bankrupts the English language” in 1905. This memorable journey will travel through beautiful scenery, into the Royal Gorge, and along the Arkansas River.

Colorado Springs, USA

Later, travel to Colorado Springs to explore Garden of the Gods, featuring 300-foot towering sandstone rock formations against a backdrop of snowcapped Pikes Peak and brilliant blue skies.

Breakfast

EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON COLORADO SPRINGS

COLORADO SPRINGS–SANTA FE

Santa Fe, USA

Leave Colorado Springs and travel south into New Mexico, the “Land of Enchantment” to the charming city of Santa Fe, the oldest seat of government in the United States. In addition to its history and culture, Santa Fe is home to many art galleries with a diverse visual arts scene spanning ancient traditional art to modern contemporary. Dinner this evening is at a local restaurant.

Breakfast, Dinner

HILTON OF SANTA FE HISTORIC PLAZA

SANTA FE - EXCURSION TO CHIMAYO

Santa Fe, USA

Experience Santa Fe up close as you embark on a guided trolley tour of the many historic buildings, revealing the town’s Spanish, Native American, and early settlers’ heritage. Main sights include the San Miguel Mission, Palace of the Governors, Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, and Loretto Chapel's “Miracle Stairway.”

Chimayo, USA

We then visit nearby Chimayo, which was founded in the 17th century by Spanish settlers. Enjoy lunch at the Rancho de Chimayo, located in a century-old adobe home, serving some of the best New Mexican cuisine. Visit Santuario de Chimayo and learn about the miraculous healing powers that still attract thousands of pilgrims each year.

Santa Fe, USA

Return to Santa Fe, where the remainder of your day is at leisure.

Breakfast, Lunch

HILTON OF SANTA FE HISTORIC PLAZA

SANTA FE–BANDELIER NATIONAL MONUMENT–TAOS–DURANGO

Bandelier National Monument, USA

Leave Santa Fe, stopping to explore the ancient Anasazi Puebloans and their cliff dwellings at Bandelier National Monument.

Taos, USA

Next, visit the adobe town of Taos on the high-desert mesa for free time to explore this ancient meeting place.

Durango, USA

Continue into Colorado and arrive in Durango, a town born in the Gold Rush and silver-mining era. Tonight, perhaps browse the many shops on Main Street, or enjoy a cold pint at one of the city’s local breweries.

Breakfast

DOUBLETREE INN DURANGO

DURANGO - EXCURSION TO MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK

Mesa Verde National Park, USA

Today, visit Mesa Verde National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See Spruce Tree House, one of the best-preserved cliff dwellings. Also, visit the museum that depicts the story of the people who once thrived on this 8,000-foot plateau, and stop at a great vantage point for pictures of Cliff Palace (one of the largest of the 700-year-old Anasazi dwellings).

Durango, USA

This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Breakfast, Dinner

DOUBLETREE INN DURANGO

DURANGO–RAIL JOURNEY TO SILVERTON–GLENWOOD SPRINGS

San Juan National Forest, USA

This morning, board the Durango & Silverton Narrow-Gauge Railroad for a scenic ride through San Juan National Forest. The legendary steam train hugs steep canyon walls as it winds its way through Rio de las Animas Canyon.

Silverton, USA

Arrive in Silverton, once a major mining town that owes its name to the bragging statement by an early miner: “We have no gold, but silver by the ton!”

Glenwood Springs, USA

Then, continue to Glenwood Springs for the evening. Why not unpack your swimsuit and head down to the hot springs? The world’s largest and welcoming visitors for over 125 years. Entrance to the hot springs pools are included with your stay.

Breakfast

GLENWOOD HOT SPRINGS HOTEL

GLENWOOD SPRINGS–GEORGETOWN LOOP RAILROAD–DENVER

Clear Creek Canyon, USA

Travel through the beautiful Colorado mountains and board the historic Georgetown Loop Railroad, sit back and relax as you enjoy the beauty of the rugged Rocky Mountains plus views of Clear Creek Canyon.

Denver, USA

This afternoon, continue east to Denver, where your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. Wonderful conversation and cuisine make the perfect finale for your vacation.

Breakfast, Dinner

SHERATON HOTEL DENVER

DENVER

Denver, USA

After breakfast, bid farewell to your new friends.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Mon, Jul 22, 2019
$2,839.00
Wed, Sep 18, 2019
$2,839.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.
  • Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase. Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.
  • Single Room Supplement: $970 Triple Room Reduction per person: $225
  • Extra Nights per person in Denver: June & September: In single room $252 In twin room $132 In triple room $92
  • July–August: In single room $178 In twin room $109 In triple room $91

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price*
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $250 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 45 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
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